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Virginia House and Adjoining Byre/Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Meaburn, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5826 / 54°34'57"N

Longitude: -2.5867 / 2°35'12"W

OS Eastings: 362174

OS Northings: 520974

OS Grid: NY621209

Mapcode National: GBR BHCG.S2

Mapcode Global: WH92Y.72GS

Plus Code: 9C6VHCM7+28

Entry Name: Virginia House and Adjoining Byre/Barn

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225809

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422787

Location: King's Meaburn, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: King's Meaburn

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Morland St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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5/70 Virginia House and
adjoining byre/barn

House, late C17 with later additions and alterations. Coursed, squared
sandstone blocks. Graduated slate roof with copings and kneelers; stone end
chimneys. 2-storey, 3-bay front has C19 gabled wooden porch with decorated
barge-boards and finial. C19 three-light mullioned window to left of door,
original 4-light mullioned window to right; single C19 sash and 2 small
Yorkshire sashes to 1st floor, all with glazing bars. Internally, ground floor
north has bracketed fireplace with beef-box at 1st floor level; cross-passage
entrance now a cupboard, but stone heck with wooden seat survives. C17
bed-cupboard survives, with small turned balusters to ventilation holes. Ground
floor south has late C18/early C19 panelling, including access doors to bed
cupboard and cupboards to either side of fireplace. C17 and C18 panelled doors
survive throughout. Late C19 extension of slobbered rubble to rear. Barn of
coursed, squared rubble under corrugated asbestos roof adjoins to north.
Rainwater-head at junction with house is dated 1815. Openings to front have
been altered in C20; ramp entrance to rear. Roof has been raised.

Listing NGR: NY6217420974

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